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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Apr 27, 2019
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For an ephemeral film, it's very well made (good camera shots, better acting, music score, etc.). ...

Dramatized film warning children of the dangers of strangers.
Topics: Police, Crime and criminals, Children: Safety

For an ephemeral film, it's very well made (good camera shots, better acting, music score, etc.). ...

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favoritefavoritefavorite Nov 10, 2017
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This really should have been titled, "How To Land A Man: Perfection Is The Only Way." The...

Shows teenagers how to plan and attend a party, suggesting games to play and songs to sing ("Jimmy Crack Corn").
Topics: Social guidance: Etiquette, Celebrations, Parties

This really should have been titled, "How To Land A Man: Perfection Is The Only Way." The...

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favoritefavorite Nov 8, 2016
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Yes, you can train for carpal tunnel syndrome! This film is pretty dry, especially the incredibly...

Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films.
Topics: Social guidance, Occupations: Clerical, Gender roles

Yes, you can train for carpal tunnel syndrome! This film is pretty dry, especially the incredibly...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 28, 2016
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Come on, so your house may still be standing. Would you even be alive or well enough to care? Seems...

Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Cold War, Waste disposal

Come on, so your house may still be standing. Would you even be alive or well enough to care? Seems...

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favoritefavoritefavorite Nov 21, 2015
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Vague driver's ed film by GM, narrated by a non-animated driver's permit, that begins with an...

Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.
Topics: Safety: Driving, Car culture, Infrastructure: Roads and highways

Vague driver's ed film by GM, narrated by a non-animated driver's permit, that begins with an...

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favoritefavorite Oct 20, 2015
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Seems to me the stereotype here is mainly "pervert". What's with that leer? I wouldn't let my kid...

Is somebody crazy? Pop Goes the Whistle.
Topics: Intermission, Popcorn, Drive In Movie Advertisement

Seems to me the stereotype here is mainly "pervert". What's with that leer? I wouldn't let my kid...

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favorite Oct 28, 2013
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I'm guessing this was some aspiring film student's attempt? In addition to everyone else's...

Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh.
Topics: Christmas, Santa Claus, Consumerism

I'm guessing this was some aspiring film student's attempt? In addition to everyone else's...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Apr 21, 2013
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This film, hopefully made for very young children, has a Gumby-like animation feel (though there is...

Highly simplified explanation of free-enterprise economics that fails to mention the idea of profit.
Topics: Economics, Animation: Stop-motion, Animation: Puppet

This film, hopefully made for very young children, has a Gumby-like animation feel (though there is...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Dec 12, 2012
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As a Fresno native, I've seen most of the places in this film, and none of them have changed. ...

Shows the agriculture, trade and infrastructure of California's Central Valley, all made possible by irrigation.
Topics: California: History and culture, California: Central Valley

As a Fresno native, I've seen most of the places in this film, and none of them have changed. ...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Feb 28, 2012
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War in the supermarket! Obviously a training video, so I'm not sure why Reader's Digest produced...

How to be an effective supermarket checker.
Topics: Consumerism, Agriculture: Food industry, Occupations: Retail

War in the supermarket! Obviously a training video, so I'm not sure why Reader's Digest produced...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Jan 11, 2011
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Wow! I had no idea that the "new inventions" we see now at the fair were being sold back then with...

Delicious Dishes

Wow! I had no idea that the "new inventions" we see now at the fair were being sold back then with...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 20, 2010
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Entertaining little short with awfully simple info about relaxing. Interesting emphasis on car...

How architecture, furniture and transportation have been designed to help Americans relax.
Topics: Psychology, Design, Stress

Entertaining little short with awfully simple info about relaxing. Interesting emphasis on car...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 5, 2010
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All I can add to the reviews below is that this resembled the first year of the job that I'm...

How a laissez-faire office manager (male) stands aside as women workers compete with one another.
Topics: Management, Gender roles

All I can add to the reviews below is that this resembled the first year of the job that I'm...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Aug 28, 2009
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Funny, it says it comes with "tricks and tracks." Seems to me that the tricks only happen with the...

Funny, it says it comes with "tricks and tracks." Seems to me that the tricks only happen with the...

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favoritefavoritefavorite Jan 11, 2006
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Well, I'm guessing this quasi-educational film was intended to be shown in school. All you really...

Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Communication: Telephone, Animation: Advertising

Well, I'm guessing this quasi-educational film was intended to be shown in school. All you really...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Oct 11, 2003
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Definitely the predecessor to horse Pokey from the "Gumby" shows. Amazing animation and detail...

Mud animation by pioneer San Francisco Chinese American animator Joseph Sunn. From the "Ralph Wolfe's Mud Stuff" series.
Topics: Animation: Mud, Chinese Americans, Animation: Stop-motion

Definitely the predecessor to horse Pokey from the "Gumby" shows. Amazing animation and detail...